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What is Microvillus Inclusion Disease?

What is Microvillus Inclusion Disease?

  • Microvillus Inclusion Disease: A rare, inherited, progressive intestinal disease where a defect in the intestinal wall results in severe diarrhea after birth.

Microvillus Inclusion Disease is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH). This means that Microvillus Inclusion Disease, or a subtype of Microvillus Inclusion Disease, affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
Source - National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Microvillus Inclusion Disease: Introduction

Types of Microvillus Inclusion Disease:

Broader types of Microvillus Inclusion Disease:

How serious is Microvillus Inclusion Disease?

Complications of Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see complications of Microvillus Inclusion Disease

What causes Microvillus Inclusion Disease?

Causes of Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see causes of Microvillus Inclusion Disease

What are the symptoms of Microvillus Inclusion Disease?

Symptoms of Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see symptoms of Microvillus Inclusion Disease

Complications of Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see complications of Microvillus Inclusion Disease

Microvillus Inclusion Disease: Testing

Diagnostic testing: see tests for Microvillus Inclusion Disease.

Misdiagnosis: see misdiagnosis and Microvillus Inclusion Disease.

How is it treated?

Doctors and Medical Specialists for Microvillus Inclusion Disease: Medical Geneticist, Gastroenterologist ; see also doctors and medical specialists for Microvillus Inclusion Disease.
Treatments for Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see treatments for Microvillus Inclusion Disease
Research for Microvillus Inclusion Disease: see research for Microvillus Inclusion Disease

Name and Aliases of Microvillus Inclusion Disease

Main name of condition: Microvillus Inclusion Disease

Other names or spellings for Microvillus Inclusion Disease:

familial enteropathy, Davidson disease, Microvillus atrophy, congenital, Congenital familial protracted diarrhea with enterocyte brush-border abnormalities, Intractable diarrhea of infancy

Congenital microvillous atrophy, Davidson disease Source - Diseases Database

Congenital familial protracted diarrhea with enterocyte brush-border abnormalities, Davidson disease, Intractable diarrhea of infancy, Microvillus atrophy, congenital
Source - Office of Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health (NIH)

Microvillus Inclusion Disease: Related Conditions

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